(of a person or their behavior) Unpleasantly smooth and ingratiating
his oily smile
greasy: containing an unusual amount of grease or oil; "greasy hamburgers"; "oily fried potatoes"; "oleaginous seeds"
buttery: unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech; "buttery praise"; "gave him a fulsome introduction"; "an oily sycophantic press agent"; "oleaginous hypocrisy"; "smarmy self-importance"; "the unctuous Uriah Heep"; "soapy compliments"
coated or covered with oil; "oily puddles in the streets"
(oiliness) greasiness: consisting of or covered with oil
An oil is any substance that is liquid at ambient temperatures and is hydrophobic but soluble in organic solvents. Oils have a high carbon and hydrogen content and are nonpolar substances. ...
Relating to oil; Smeared with or containing oil; Excessively friendly or polite so as to sound insincere
(oiliness) the quality of being oily
(Oiliness) that property of a lubricant that produces low friction under conditions of boundary lubrication. The lower the friction, the greater the oiliness.
A term sometimes used to denote a coffee that has a roasted oily taste due to a high degree of roasting or an oily coffee having a greasy but not rancid taste.
Describes the vaguely fat, slippery sensation on the palate in contact with the combination of high glycerin and slightly low acid content. Mostly encountered in high quality Chardonnays and late harvest sweet wines.
reminiscent of oil in texture, with a varying degree of delicacy.
Noun. A cigarette. From the rhyming slang 'oily rag', meaning 'fag'.
A descriptive term that may refer to body, aroma, and flavor. Cheese held out of refrigeration for extended periods may also appear oily.
A wine with a viscous texture. Some varieties of grape such as Gewürztraminer and Pinot Gris often produce wines with this texture.
Associated with the texture of some wines especially Pinot Gris wines from Alsace and German Rieslings.
Wine of which the appearance and the consistency oil : it is a "sick" wine
Texture, also smell and taste, sometimes in Riesling.
Poorly reflective luster, similar in appearance to oil.
glass seed bead with a shallow translucence that gives it a greasy look.
A term used to describe viscous wines.
Occasionally white wines like Viognier or Marsanne, aged Riesling or Semillon can have a slippery, oily texture to them that is actually very attractive.
A generally full bodied wine with a viscous mouthfeel. If the wine is lacking acidity, this term maybe used in conjunction with flabby.